Obituaries

Dodds, Elizabeth Emily

Dodds: E. Emily, beloved wife of the late Jim Dodds, mother of Don, Mildred, Janice and John, passed away at Fairview Personal Care Home on Friday, April 2, 2021, 14 days shy of her 100 birthday. Due to the Covid-19 restrictions a private family funeral service will be held at the Elgin United Church with interment in the Elgin Cemetery. In memory of Emily, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.          To view the service online please Click Here.

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Epp, Erna Elaine

Epp: Erna Elaine

August 29, 1948 – March 25, 2021

Erna liked to be noticed, yet it wasn’t something she set out to achieve as one of her life’s goals.  Instead, she wanted to create a memorable image of herself, and to do that, she broke a few family rules.  Following the trends and fads in fashion and cosmetics gave her pleasure, and notoriety, to some degree.  The henna in her hair we noticed in the ‘80’s was not dye she insisted.  And what filled her purse was something other than make-up, she

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Groves, Neil Gordon

Groves: Neil, 85 years, father of Dan, Darcy and Morris, passed away in the Souris Health Centre on Monday, March 22, 2021. Due to the Covid-19 restrictions a graveside funeral service will be held at the Minto Cemetery when it is safe to gather. Notifications will be posted prior to the service. In memory of Neil, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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Semeschuk, Julia Luba

Semeschuk: Julia Luba Semeschuk passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2021 in Fairview Personal Care Home in Brandon at the age of 92.

Julia was born April 3, 1928 in Danbury, Saskatchewan, the youngest child of Ann and Sam Kosteniuk. She was the last surviving member of seven children born to Ann and Sam.

Julia married her sweetheart, George Semeschuk in 1944 at the tender age of 16. George always maintained that “When I saw that pretty little girl, I knew I was going to marry her!” And

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Basiuk, Frank Elmer

Frank Elmer Basiuk, was born September 28, 1929 on the farm homesteaded by his grandfather near Foam Lake, Saskatchewan. He grew up in the nearby small town of Parkerview with his two brothers, Henry and Joseph and his twin sisters Eleanor and Evelyn.

Always active, from a very young age Frank had a penchant for wandering away from the family home, often accompanied by his dog. These early explorations earned him some punishment, but were perhaps indicators for his later willingness and

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McCulloch, Joan Ethel

Joan Ethel McCulloch  1949 – 2021

It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness we announce the passing of Joan on Monday, January 25, 2021 in St Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver.

Joan arrived in Souris, Manitoba on February 23, 1949, and was the second of three children born to Muriel and Gordon McCulloch. Growing up in the close knit community of Souris allowed the always-social Joan to join every club available, which resulted in lasting friendships that remained true throughout her life.

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Russell, Bernice (Bunny) Lena

Russell: Bernice (Bunny), 91 years, beloved wife of the late Ernie Russell, passed away in the Souris Personal Care Home on Thursday, January 21, 2021. Due to the Covid-19 restrictions a private graveside funeral service will be held at the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery at a later date. In memory of Bunny, donations may be made to the Souris Personal Care Home Courtyard Fund c/o Prairie Mountain Health Box 10 Souris, Manitoba R0K 2C0 or to charity of your choice.

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Wismer, Grace Verna

Wismer: Grace, 85 years, beloved mother of Shawnna, Jeff, Stacey and the late Lance, passed away in the Souris Health Centre on Thursday, January 7, 2021. A private funeral service will be held at the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers in memory of Grace, donations may be made to the Souris Hospital Palliative Care Fund or to the Souris Hospital Special Equipment Fund both donations can be made to the Prairie Mountain Health Box 10 Souris, Manitoba R0K 2C0.

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Palmer, Edmee Marguerite Yvonne

Palmer: Edmee Marguerite Yvonne (nee Nannan)

Peacefully, with her daughters by her side, Mom passed away at the Souris Health Centre on Sunday, December 27 at the age of 96.

Edmee was predeceased by her husband Harold; parents Paul and Odile; and siblings Marie, Maurice, Gabriel, and Yvonne.

She will be lovingly remembered by her daughters Noreen Papineau (Richard), Myrna Brister (Art); her grandchildren, Brett (Stasia), Mark (Renée),Troy (Heather), Sheena (Shawn); great-grandchildren Zoë,

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